Warner Bros

  • Time Warner rebuffs Fox bid, but Rupert Murdoch determined July 16, 2014

    New York: Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday that it had offered to buy Time Warner Inc, a move that would unite two of the world's most powerful media conglomerates, but Time Warner rebuffed its offer. Time Warner's stock jumped 17.3 per cent to $83.33 on the New...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal Gadot...
  • 'Justice League' movie finally on: Here's what to expect April 29, 2014

    And so, finally, Warner Bros has announced that a 'Justice League' movie will be made after all. Zack Snyder, who helmed 'Man of Steel' and is working on 'Batman vs Superman', will be in charge of the new project, say studio heads. Expected release date - 2018. With the official word...
  • Dark Knight's 75th anniversary: Watch Batman tackle a strange monster in this brand-new animated short April 11, 2014

    The silent protector of Gotham is celebrating 75 years this year. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros. Animation worked with Bruce Timm, the award-winning artist, writer, director and co-creator of 'Batman: The Animated Series', to create an animated short film, titled, 'Batman: Strange Days'. The short film, which is just...
  • 'Action Jackson' title in trouble, receives notice from Warner Bros February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: There is trouble over the title of Prabhudheva's film 'Action Jackson' but co-producer Gordan Tanwani says he will not buckle under pressure. Warner Bros' 1988 Hollywood film featuring Carl Weathers and Sharon Stone released with the same name and the production house has given the makers of the Bollywood film...
  • Explore Harry Potter film set on Google Map's Street View July 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Google has now come up with a way for Muggles and Wizards alike to visit Diagon Alley, without have to shell out a lot of Galleons to get to London. The search engine giant has added the well known alley on Google Map's Street View. While Street View mode...
  • Ang Lee likely to replace Spielberg on 'Gods and Kings' March 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Life of Pi' helmer Ang Lee is reportedly being approached by Warner Bros to direct biblical epic on Moses 'Gods and Kings' after they failed to seal a deal with Steven Spielberg. The 58-year-old filmmaker, who won the best director Oscar, his second, this year for India-set drama, is...
  • Meet Kevin Tsujihara, the new CEO of Warner Bros March 1, 2013

    Burbank: There isn't much 'Hollywood' about Kevin Tsujihara. He spends most of his time in back-room meetings, away from the red carpets and spotlights for which the city is known. There are few photos of him online, and a few weeks ago, someone created the first page for him on...
  • Brad Pitt to star in 'Pontius Pilate'? January 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Brad Pitt is eyeing the titular role in biblical movie 'Pontius Pilate', in which he will play the role of the man who crucified Jesus Christ. The Warner Bros film will be presented in the vein of "Braveheart" and "Gladiator", reported Dealine. Pitt, 49, is not yet committed...
  • Warner Bros maintains rights to Superman October 18, 2012

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros Pictures has claimed a major victory on its fight to defend its rights to the Superman franchise. A Los Angeles federal judge legally denied the effort taken by heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster to reclaim their 50 per cent interest from the fabled Kryptonian superhero, reported...
  • Spielberg's next 'Gods and Kings'? November 18, 2011

    London: Director Steven Spielberg is in discussions with Warner Bros to direct new religious movie 'Gods and Kings'. The 64-year-old is reportedly in negotiations with Warner Bros to helm the movie, which follows the Biblical story of Moses from the Old Testament, reports contactmusic.com. The script, which has been written by Michael...
  • Hollywood films on TV in Hindi and Telugu now October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: UTV has entered into a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring popular Hollywood movies dubbed in Hindi and Telugu on the small screen. Through the exclusive long-term telecast rights deal, the company's primary action movie channels UTV Action and UTV Action Telugu - will have access to...
  • Warner Bros puts your face in Facebook Web series September 29, 2011

    New York: Warner Bros. on Thursday will unveil a Web show from Charlie's Angels director McG that seeks to create a new genre the studio calls a "social series" by taking pictures, music and information from a viewer's Facebook page and putting it in the video. The series, Aim High, marks...
  • 'Deathly Hallows-2: Worst Potter movie ever' July 19, 2011

    A decade's worth of anticipation, along with Ms Rowling's efforts, and our dreams that grew around The Boy Who Lived and He Who Must Not be Named. In one single effort. With a swish and a flick, Warner Brothers uttered the magic words. And there lay Harry Potter, dead, across thousands...
  • 'Harry Potter' conjures record $92.1M on day one July 17, 2011

    Los Angeles: Harry Potter has cast his biggest spell yet with a record-breaking first day at the box office for his final film. Distributor Warner Bros. reports that 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' summoned up $92.1 million domestically on opening day Friday. That's nearly $20 million more than the...
  • 'Harry Potter' whips up early magic at box offices July 15, 2011

    Los Angeles: Even before its US debut, the new "Harry Potter" movie is conjuring a lot of magic at box offices, taking in $ 43.6 million overseas on its opening day and sending advance US ticket sales to record levels. Warner Bros, the film studio behind the new "Harry Potter and...
  • Harry Potter: the boy who lived July 15, 2011

    As Harry Potter takes a final bow on screen on Friday, here's a look at the story of the boy wizard. ...
  • Potter fans hope to keep magic alive after movie July 15, 2011

    New York: Think Harry Potter has seen his end? Think again! Avid fans of the books and movies about the British boy wizard are determined that even after 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' has come and gone from movie theatres, their hero of Hogwarts will live...
  • Making of 'Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows-part 2' July 11, 2011

    Here's a look at the making of 'Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows - part 2', the eight and final film of the potter series. ...
  • Harry Potter tourism on a high July 9, 2011

    Tour operaters are cashing in on the frenzy, from special walks to Potter goodies. ...
  • Fans, stars, Hollywood mourn end of Potter magic July 7, 2011

    London: Film farewells don't get much bigger than Harry Potter, and thousands of fans prepared on Thursday to say goodbye to their beloved boy wizard at the world premiere of the final movie in the record-breaking series. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" is the eighth installment --...
  • 'Deathly Hallows 2' not the end for Potter fans July 6, 2011

    Brussels: From the Indian metropolis of Mumbai to the dusty plains of Texas, frenzied fans across the globe are barely a week away from the release of the eighth and final film in the Harry Potter series. For those who have spent nearly 15 years with the books and movies, 'Harry...
  • After 'Potter', Warner Bros eyes DC Comics magic July 5, 2011

    Los Angeles: - If only they could wave a magic wand, studio executives at Warner Bros. would make their 'Harry Potter' film franchise last forever. But movie magic takes more than a whisk of a stick to conjure up. When 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2' opens on July...
  • Lorre to bring 'Two and a...' reboot without Sheen June 16, 2011

    Los Angeles: 'Two and a Half Men' co-creator Chuck Lorre is moving ahead with a reboot of the popular show without Charlie Sheen. Lorre is planning to give Jon Cryer a significant part in the new series besides introducing a new, yet-to-be-cast character. The time is running out for the CBS presentation...
  • Watch: New, full trailer of Deathly Hallows 2 May 18, 2011

    London: Hollywood studio Warner Bros on Thursday released the full trailer of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, the final installment in the hit franchise which will hit cinemas on July 15, 2011. The nearly two minute clip features glimpses of what its makers promise will be an...
  • Watch: Harry Potter & Deathly Hallows 2 trailer May 18, 2011

    London: Hollywood studio Warner Bros has released a short trailer boasting the "first look behind the scenes" of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2", the final installment in the hit franchise. The 93-second clip features soundbites from key actors, producers and director David Yates and glimpses of what...
  • Charlie Sheen sues Warner Bros. for $ 100 million March 11, 2011

    Los Angeles: Charlie Sheen struck back on Thursday at the makers of the hit TV sitcom "Two And A Half Men," suing them for $ 100 million and claiming they fired him from the show after he criticized producers. Sheen, who has been in and out of drug and alcohol rehab...
  • Warner Bros to offer movies through Facebook March 9, 2011

    San Francisco: Warner Bros is making some of its films available on Facebook, opening up a new revenue source for the Internet social network and signaling new competition for online entertainment companies. Consumers can pay for the movies using Facebook Credits, a virtual currency so far used mainly in social games...
  • CBS axes "Two and a Half Men" after Sheen insults February 25, 2011

    Los Angeles: Television network CBS on Thursday canceled production of its top-rated comedy "Two and A Half Men" for the rest of the season after star Charlie Sheen unleashed an expletive-filled attack on the show's producer. The decision came days before Sheen, the highest-paid actor on U.S. television, was due to...
  • Harry Potter can't make 3D magic October 9, 2010

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros on Friday said it abandoned plans to convert the next Harry Potter movie to 3-D, bringing mixed reactions from box office watchers and fans of the multibillion-dollar blockbuster franchise. The Hollywood studio said it was unable to produce a 3-D version of Harry Potter and the Deathly...